Ronald Bailey Looks Into Who Is Responsible for Damaging the Climate

XieThe U.N. climate change
conference on Wednesday was all about commitments. Of course, the
best way the rich country governments can show that they are
committed to combating climate change is to hand over wads of cash
to poor-country governments. Besides forking over hundreds of
billions of dollars, rich countries are also expected to keep their
promises to make deep cuts in their greenhouse gas emissions by
rapidly phasing out the burning of fossil fuels. Developing
countries insist that rich countries are obligated to do that
because they are historically responsible for the current climate
crisis. Reason Science Correspondent Ronald Bailey delves
into the question of just who is responsible for damaging the

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